Disability benefits: overview

Our approach to delivering Disability Assistance in Scotland, including the impact of coronavirus

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1. https://www.gov.scot/publications/social-security-scotland-insights-research-findings-30-september-2019/

2. The Social Security (Scotland) Act 2018 required the Scottish Government to create Our Charter. The purpose of Our Charter is to set out what people should expect from the new social security system and explains in clearer terms how we will uphold the Principles in the Ac. For more information, please see: https://www.socialsecurity.gov.scot/about-us/our-charter

3. More than 2,400 people registered to the Experience Panels during the launch in 2017. A further round of recruitment in 2019 added 540 new people to the Experience Panels to account for those who have left the panel or choose not to regularly participate in research. For more information, please see: https://www.gov.scot/collections/social-security-experience-panels-publications/

4. DACBEAG is chaired by Dr Jim McCormick, Associate Director for Scotland, Joseph Rowntree Foundation, and has representatives from Glasgow Disability Alliance, Careers Scotland, the Child Poverty Action Group, and universities. Full details and membership can be found at: https://www.gov.scot/groups/disability-carers-benefits-expert-advisory-group/


Email: socialsecurityprogramme_PMO@Gov.Scot

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